Top Fuel - Local Option

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BA SCORE
89
very good

55 Ratings
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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 4
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Local Option visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  14.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Top Fuel is a barrel aged American style Barley Wine brewed by Local Option Bierwerker. This super charged beer surges forward at 330 MPH; appearing hazy light copper with immediate notes of toffee, caramel, pine and earthy undertones. Full bodied with a velvety mouth feel, and lingering bitterness, Top Fuel is aged on Four Roses bourbon barrels, yielding a devastating barley wine worthy of its name. No adjuncts or extracts of any type are used in Top Fuel.

(Beer added by: kevanb on 10-12-2013)
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12oz bottle poured into a snifter. Thanks, Dave, for throwing this in as an extra!

A: dark, rusty brown

S: really intense: earthy citrus; toffee, vanilla, and oak; burnt brown sugar; spicy cola notes?

T: lots of toffee and brown sugar upfront; light barrel character: oaky vanilla butterscotch; strong hoppy notes; powerful but non-cloying sweetness; strong alcohol presence; could not get enough of this

M: thick, chewy, and sticky

O: fantastic integration of hop notes and barrel character

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Top Fuel from Local Option
89 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.